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RooX Litehorns 106 Bar End

4.83/5 (6 Reviews)
Weight : 106 grams/pair


Product Description

  • 26 mm diameter for better steering control
  • Machined from a solid block aluminium 7020-T6


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    Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by jonowee a Cross Country Rider from Perth, WA, Australia

    Date Reviewed: February 20, 2005

    Strengths:    -Machined from 7020 billet by Roox and they know how to CNC stuff good. Machined not forged.
    - Larger diameter good for more 'large' hands.
    - Nice big bolts
    - Great clamping without excessive torque compared to other bar ends
    - Pricing is fair for a very high quality product like this


    Weaknesses:    - Might be too fat for smaller hand-ed people
    - Smooth finish may be slippery when greasy but I have to test that in winter.
    - Roox logo is only a sticker, not good enough IMO.
    - Might be good or bad, but no ski bend, but these bar ends are used differently.


    Bottom Line:   
    Now some might say AUD$55 I paid for this is excessive, I think not.
    I paid AUD$30 (discounted) for Titec Shorties which are the second best bar ends I've used. Those are forged, meaning cheap to manufacture in large volume, this clamping system on the Roox just rocks compared to anything I've ever used.

    Overall these are great, IMO they should be anodised making them grippier and have laser-etched graphics for durability sake. But those two concerns have been solved with Roox's new MXC Litehorns.

    If I could find them new MXC Litehorns I would buy them, straight away if I had the money on me, yes prices overseas I found out are about double these, but these rock, and the new evolution will rock even harder.

    These are 5 Flamin Chillis Hot!

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    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $43.00

    Purchased At:   HiWay Cycles

    Similar Products Used:   - Serfas Stabilizers Al AUD$25
    - Titec Shorties AUD$30
    - Scott AT-ERGO AUD$70


    Bike Setup:   SS rigid with Vs and stuff

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:2
    Submitted by Tony a Weekend Warrior from Earth

    Date Reviewed: January 9, 2003

    Strengths:    - One piece forged aluminum
    - Made in Austria (just threw this in here since I've never owned anything made in Austria)


    Weaknesses:    - Sticker graphics
    - Expensive


    Bottom Line:   
    I bought this simply because it matches my Yeti. Yeah, yeah, I'm a poser wannabe, so shoot me.

    The graphics are cheap-ass looking. It's not even painted or laser etched - it's simply a sticker, which is not even clear-coated. It's going to peel off real quickly. Otherwise, the bar end does its job. After all, a bar end is a bar end is a bar end... I like the one-piece cold forged design. Nice. However, I noticed I have to really really tighten the bolt down to keep it clamped. Bought this for $50 Canadian dollars which is about $32 American. Very expensive for a bar end, IMO. But what the hell, how many people around my neighbor are riding Roox barends? None.

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    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $32.00

    Similar Products Used:   Profile

    Bike Setup:   Yeti A.R.C.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Robert a Cross Country Rider from Bad Ischl

    Date Reviewed: October 29, 2002

    Strengths:    Light, good looking, great feeling

    Weaknesses:    none

    Bottom Line:   
    One of the most loved part on my bike, I even don´t need my bar anymore...
    Really great for long uphills, Simply and efficient construction. Highly recommended for cc-racers!

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    Favorite Trail:   Hoisnradalm

    Duration Product Used:   2 Years

    Bike Setup:   Ritchey Steel frame, Manitou SXR, XT, Hügi 240, DT Revo, Roox Stem, Post&Bar, Steinbach Crankset,

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by szilard jako a Cross Country Rider from Offenbach,Germany

    Date Reviewed: September 2, 2002

    Strengths:    Sturdy,good clamping mechanism,perfect size,good invard angle with an 9° bar from syntace,looks really cool in black

    Weaknesses:    paint loss from contact with wall,maybe better in anodized
    finish


    Bottom Line:   
    Excellent product!Haven`t found better barends in 12 years
    of riding mountainbikes.Perfect diameter and length.I like
    it with my thumbs on the rounded(!)front cap.They never
    moved on the bar during usage.I like them very much.

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    Favorite Trail:   The Feldberg Trails

    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Price Paid:    $30.00

    Purchased At:   Bikeland 262

    Similar Products Used:   everything from onza,ritchey wcs

    Bike Setup:   fat chance titanium frame,xtr drivetrain,bees helium hubs,
    king headset,magura-rond air fork,syncros,tune,...

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Stefan a Cross Country Rider from Sweden

    Date Reviewed: August 25, 2002

    Strengths:    Great feel! Light! Sturdy!

    Weaknesses:    None. Perhaps the price?

    Bottom Line:   
    Great bar-ends! Thick and smooth, gives an excellent feel. I was amazed how good they where while climbing! Kept me going up that hill with great speed!

    These bar-ends gets 5 fried bananas!

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    Favorite Trail:   Under my wheel

    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $23.00

    Purchased At:   LBS

    Bike Setup:   Fisher Marlin XT/LX mix

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Mads Meldgaard a Cross Country Rider from Aarhus, Denmark

    Date Reviewed: February 4, 2002

    Strengths:    Suitable for carbon bars
    Thick (better handling)
    Light-weight


    Weaknesses:    none so far

    Bottom Line:   
    I was surprised to feel the better handling the thicker design gives you. They are simpel, but do the job!

    The 100% vertical screw direction makes them well-suited for carbon bars like the Easton CB2

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    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $25.00

    Similar Products Used:   X-lite, Coda

    Bike Setup:   Easton CB2 flat bar on a Giant XTC

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